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Dental benefits for military retirees and dependents.

Coverage you can count on
Our Standard and High dental plans offer eligible military retirees and dependents different levels of coverage.
  • No in-network deductibles or waiting periods1 for most services
  • Close to 400,000 provider locations nationwide, along with worldwide coverage
  • Unlimited High annual maximum benefit
  • Adult and child orthodontia coverage
  • FREE in-network preventive coverage. Find a dentist
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Included savings2

Vision coverage
$5 routine eye exams in-network.


Oral health savings
Discounts on teeth-whitening products and on premium electric toothbrushes.


Hearing aid discount
Most members save 30% to 60%.


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Medical alert discount
Save on LifeAlert® services.


2022 GEHA Dental Plan Rates

2022 plan year High plan pays Standard plan pays
Benefit Description In- or out-of-network3 In-network3 Out-of-network3
Class A – Basic Two exams, two cleanings4 and two sets of bitewing X-rays per calendar year 100% 100% 75%
Class B – Intermediate Fillings, extractions and periodontal maintenance 80% 55% 50%
Class C – Major Root canals, crowns, bridges, dentures, periodontal surgery5 50% 35% 30%
Class D – Orthodontic Adults and children orthodontic 70%
$3,500 lifetime maximum
No waiting period
$2,500 lifetime maximum
12-month waiting period
$2,000 lifetime maximum
12-month waiting period
Calendar year maximum Applies only to Class A, B and C services Unlimited per person $2,500 per person $2,000 per person

Warning symbol Out-of-network deductible for Class B and C services is $0 for High, $25 Standard Self Only, $50 Standard Self Plus One and $75 Standard Self and Family

1 There is no waiting period for Class A, B or C services. There is a 12-month waiting period for Class D orthodontic services on the Standard plan only.
2 These benefits are neither offered nor guaranteed under contract with the FEDVIP program, but are made available to all enrollees who become members of GEHA and their eligible family members.
3 If your out-of-network dentist charges more than GEHA’s agreed-upon plan allowance for a specific service, you are responsible for the difference between the plan allowance and the out-of-network dentist’s charge plus regular coinsurance.
4 High plan members with certain health conditions can be eligible for a third cleaning in a calendar year if considered medically necessary.
5 implants are limited to $2,500 per person per year in- or out-of-network on High. For Standard, implants are limited to $2,500 per person per year in-network, or $2,000 per person per year out-of-network

This is a brief description of services covered under the GEHA Connection Dental Federal plan. For a complete list of plan limitations and exclusions, please refer to the GEHA Connection Dental Federal plan brochure available online at

Our Benefits Advisers are available Mon. – Fri. from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Central time and are ready to answer your questions.
If you’re a current GEHA member and need help, call 800.821.6136 (medical) or 877.434.2336 (dental).